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Jason Bay Applesauce - Bay is happy to be with Mets, Mets bolster Buffalo roster, Melvin Mora a possibility

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Meet the Mets

Let's start the morning out with Jason Bay news. Bay was Jose Reyes guide of sorts through the rigors of Binghamton, despite the fact that they couldn't speak one word to each other. Fonzie Forever discusses Baseball Reference's Jason Bay player comparisons. And, in case you were wondering, Boston's last offer to Bay was significantly less than New York's. 

In minor league news, the Mets added a lot of triple-A veterans to Buffalo's roster, among them are former Toronto first rounder Russ Adams and Lehigh Valley IronPig legend Mike Cervenak. Toby Hyde comments. Ted Berg says the Mets were trying to improve their relations with Buffalo. 

Also in minor league news, Minor League Ball leads a discussion on the Met farm system

Patrick Flood continues David Wright week, this time highlighting the differences between Citi and Shea

MLBTradeRumors says that the Mets are interested in Melvin Mora

Around the NL East

The soon-to-be Miami Marlins are already taking re-branding steps, dropping "Florida" from their uniforms. They're also hoping that Aroldis Chapman will someday wear these new jerseys.

Atlanta continues its strange offseason, adding Eric Hinske.

Around MLB

Randy Johnson announced his retirement yesterday. Reactions range from being the greatest left hander of all time to being a big fat jerk. Matthew Carruth is not sure why he retired now.

MLB Superstar Fred McGriff talks with Tyler Kepner about what is clearly his greatest impact on baseball.

Luis Ayala is alright after an attempted kidnapping

Boston has decided that Mike Cameron will start in center field and Jacoby Ellsbury will move to left.